Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole


Posted: April 28

Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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The Kentucky Hot Brown is a luxurious open-faced turkey sandwich with nearly a century of history in its native state. The Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole captures the unique blend of flavors and incredible richness in a much more shareable form! Each bite of this casserole has the creamy, savory sauce draped over meaty turkey and sweet, bright tomatoes. Topped with melty cheese, Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole has truly transformed the signature sandwich into a dish welcome at any potluck or dinner party. Make sure to save a piece for yourself because, otherwise, it will be gone before you know it!


Ingredients

• 1 (16-ounce) package rotini pasta • 1 (22-ounce) jar alfredo sauce • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth • 2 cups turkey, diced and roasted • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced • 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes, juices reserved • 1 cup bacon, cooked and diced • 1 cup mozzarella or Italian blend cheese, shredded • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated • herbs, optional, such basil, oregano, and parsley, chopped, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2

In a large 9x13-inch baking dish, stir the rotini, alfredo sauce, chicken broth, turkey, garlic, tomatoes, and bacon.

Step 3

Cover the baking dish tightly.

Step 4

Bake for 35 minutes.

Step 5

Uncover and stir.

Step 6

Check the pasta to ensure it is al dente. If not, cover the dish again and continue baking until it reaches al dente.

Step 7

Sprinkle the mozzarella and parmesan over the top of the pasta.

Step 8

Bake uncovered until the cheese is melted and the pasta is tender, for about 10 minutes.

Step 9

Garnish with herbs.

Step 10

Serve.


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